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New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices

Google to Apps users: take more responsibility for protecting your accounts

Changes to the suite's security features should make it easier for employees to become more active in protecting themselves from hackers


4 cloud realities to be thankful for

The move to the cloud seems to be going smoother than many expected

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5 ways to escape password hell

Password management software, smartphone apps and long passphrases can help ease the pain.

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8 tech buzzwords that you need to know

Impress your friends at this year’s holiday gatherings by dropping a few of these terms

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IBM spins up a new bare-metal private PaaS

Bluemix Dedicated offers an isolated, single-tenant version of IBM's Bluemix SaaS, but only a subset of services

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In a cloud outage, no one can hear you scream

The most recent Azure outage shows Microsoft still needs to improve its responsiveness to customers

Health care welcomes the cloud, as resistance crumbles

New IT leadership is helping more and more health care providers move to the cloud

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Microsoft's changes to OneDrive spark a user rebellion

Necessary changes to OneDrive rolled out last week -- leaving unhappy users, thanks to poor explanation. Here's what Microsoft should have said

AWS squares up against Google in the Docker war

Docker is too new to get massive enterprise adoption, but Amazon joins Google in providing the technology for when that time comes

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Can Amazon Web Services be stopped?

A deafening buzz at Amazon's re:Invent show and eye-popping AWS adoption numbers indicate overwhelming momentum

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The decline and fall of big data

The most hyped technology of the past decades, big data will soon be part of the daily life for 73% of IT organizations. When big data becomes just data, the hype will decline and fall but big data itself, and the associated...

Amazon Web Services cracks open the door to hybrid clouds

Its public cloud focus intact, Amazon nonetheless is making on-premises integration part of the official story

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Amazon Lambda bridges functional programming and the cloud

Amazon Web Services intensifies developer push with cloud service leveraging lambda functions

'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

Andy Jassy touts larger customer cloud deployments at the AWS Re:Invent user conference

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Amazon Aurora offers zero-maintenance MySQL

Amazon's new Aurora cloud database service is MySQL 5.6-compatible, self-replicating, and self-scaling

HP and Nokia join forces to build cloud-based networks for operators

The OpenStack-based platform will become available in the middle of next year

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Box updates storage app with iOS 8 widget and more

Box shows off its commitment to design with a new version of its iPhone and iPad app and a simplified Web experience

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GitHub Enterprise offers Amazon-hosted option for software delivery

GitHub Enterprise is now available in an Amazon-hosted version for companies moving more infrastructure to the cloud

You should listen to that annoying cloud skeptic

Hyped technology, including the cloud, tends to be used where it does not belong. Naysayers help you avoid that mistake

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